Sawflies are probably the most confusing lot of the insect world. They do not have any particularly specific look because they keep changing as they grow. Sawfly larvae look like little slugs then they slowly start looking like caterpillars and then eventually end up looking like a cross between a fly and a wasp. Considering…
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Can One Little Bug Slurp California’s Wine Economy Dry? The glassy-winged sharpshooter is a leafhopper with piercing, sucking mouthparts and rows of spinelike setae (hairs) in its hind legs. Scientists have classified the glassy-winged sharpshooter (GWSS) as a true bug. Its scientific name is Homalodisca coagulate, but most grape growers in California simply call it a pest….